Review: “Moxie” Made Me Feel Many Feelings

Please note: The opening minute or so is blurry with fast and bumpy camera movements.  You know, watching Moxie was both thrilling and disappointing. Thrilling because it's about a group of teenage girls protesting the casual misogyny and sexual assault teenage boys perpetrate at their school without any repercussions. Disappointing because teenage boys getting away … Continue reading Review: “Moxie” Made Me Feel Many Feelings

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I’m All In For “To All the Boys: Always and Forever”

Is it weird that I almost feel like I don't have anything to say about the final installment of the To All the Boys trilogy? And I mean that in the best way possible. It's the right ending for the story, satisfying and bittersweet. What more needs to be said? (Spoiler: It turns out I … Continue reading I’m All In For “To All the Boys: Always and Forever”

Never Have I Ever Liked a Mindy Kaling Show As Much As I Did This One

Continuing my streak of initially mis-reading Netflix rom-coms, when I first saw the title Never Have I Ever, I assumed it was some psycho-sexual thriller in which I had zero interest. (Oh, how wrong I was!) Instead, Never Have I Ever is a delightful teen rom-com series from Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher filled with … Continue reading Never Have I Ever Liked a Mindy Kaling Show As Much As I Did This One

Why You Should Be Watching “Sex Education”

Sex Education has exactly the kind of energy I—and I would also argue you—need right now. The whole thing feels a bit like a John Hughes movie, but with far more empathy, humor, and insight. It's a simultaneously filthy and tender, formulaic and novel look at the lives of teenagers that is always delightful and … Continue reading Why You Should Be Watching “Sex Education”